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Mr Cameron was vacationing with his family when he was stung in the water (File/AFP)
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David Cameron was reportedly seen running out of the water and shouting "Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!"

April 18, 2014

British Muslims dance to Pharrell Williams' hit single "Happy" (Photo: Honesty Policy Facebook page)
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A video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell's song has went viral, but not all Muslims are happy about it.
The film represents the "danger to the ethics of young children," according to the National Council for Children and Mothers (Image: Courtesy of Facebook)
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Haifa Wehbi's latest film Halawet Ruh has caused somewhat of an uproar in Egypt. Politicians and talk show hosts have criticized the sexually explicit content

April 17, 2014

Victim's families are allowed to take part in the execution ceremony in Iran. (Photo courtesy of Arash Khamooshi/Isna)
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A man who was about to be executed got the surprise of his life when the mother of the man he killed decided to pardon him last minute.
Paying their respects: Christian worshippers carry a large wooden cross in the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
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Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.
This is a part of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's push towards a stricter interpretation of Shariah law. (AFP/File)
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Brunei is about to pass a penal code that would allow people to be stoned to death for having gay sex.
Owners of the shelter have been accused of killing cats and dogs unlawfully (File/AFP
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An animal shelter has been accused of letting cats and dogs starve and freeze to death while the owners scam people for donations.

April 16, 2014

"Miles of Smiles" is headed to the Gaza Strip in an effort to make Palestinians smile. (AFP/File)
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An international humanitarian organization is heading to the Gaza Strip to deliver aid to Palestinians in need.
Tony has got himself into hot water over his charity's links to the Ikhwan...(AFP)
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Tony Blair has been accused of an embarrassing hypocrisy after reports emerged that his high-profile multi-faith charity has links to an international Islamist group which he himself dismissed earlier this year.
The pilgrimage, ordained by the prophet Muhammad as one of Islam’s five pillars, attracted fewer than 100,000 followers annually until air travel made the journey easier. (Al Bawaba file photo)
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The annual hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia -- Islam’s most holy city -- is receiving $227 billion in improvements in a 30-year project.
The political discourse around climate change in Tunisia is growing, thanks in part to the new film Siege of Salt and Sand (Shutterstock)
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A new Tunisian documentary, A Siege of Salt and Sand, is making major waves globally on growing environmental concerns that are enveloping the north African country.

April 15, 2014

Tel Aviv's party scene is vibrant both on and off the sands (Shutterstock)
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USA Today has ranked Tel Aviv in the number one spot of its new travel guide called "101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die."
In the past 40 years, the Dead Sea has shrunk by a third, an approximate 24 meters! (Shutterstock)
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Time Magazine published an article this week listing the Dead Sea as one of the 10 places across the world that people are advised to visit...before it vanishes!
In the National Geographic top 50 - a good day for tourism in Jordan (courtesy of Engaging Cultures Travel)
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Holiday destinations can be clichéd at times with the typical tourist trail. Getting to know the locals is where the fun begins and even helped a Jordan tour group win a National Geographic award.
A new Unicef program seeks to fight obesity that is now rampant in the UAE. (Shutterstock/File)
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A new report reveals that nearly three quarters of UAE students do not ever exercise.